Catholic Schools students invited to participate in writing contests

  To mark the historic occasion of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation and the election of a new pope, the diocesan Catholic Schools Office and The Catholic Sun are sponsoring writing contests for students enrolled in the diocese’s Catholic schools:

Students in grades 4 to 6
   Write an original prayer of 50-75 words in honor of the new pope to be elected Pope Benedict’s successor.
   The winner will receive a $500 tuition scholarship to a diocesan Catholic school for the 2013-14 school year.
 
Students in grades 7 to 8
   Answer the following question in 250-300 words: If you were a cardinal eligible to vote in the conclave to elect the new pope, what qualities would you be looking for in the new pope and why?
   The winner will receive a $500 tuition scholarship to a diocesan Catholic school for the 2013-14 school year.

Students in grades 9 to 12
   Answer the following question in 250-300 words: If you were a youth advisor to the new pope for his first 365 days, what priorities would you recommend he focus on and why?
   The winner will receive a $500 tuition scholarship to a diocesan Catholic school for the 2013-14 school year; if the winner is a graduating senior, he or she will receive a $500 cash award.

   Students are asked to submit all entries to Superintendent Christopher Mominey via email (cmominey@syrdiocese.org) by 4 p.m. on March 15. Winners will be chosen by Bishop Robert Cunningham, chancellor Msgr. Timothy Elmer and Sun editor Katherine Long. Winning entries will be published in a future issue of the Sun.

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